Figure 7.17:

Effectiveness factor versus Thiele modulus for different values of the Biot number; first-order reaction in a spherical pellet.

Code for Figure 7.17

Text of the GNU GPL.

main.m


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Binv   = [0 0.5 2 10];
nphi = 100;
phi = [logspace(-2,2,nphi)]';
tmp = phi;
%
% vary 1/B
%
for k=1:length(Binv)
  eta = 1./phi.*(1./tanh(3*phi) - 1./(3*phi))./ ...
            ( 1 + Binv(k)*(phi./tanh(3*phi) - 1/3) );
  tmp = [tmp eta];
end

save -ascii bioteta.dat tmp;
if (~ strcmp (getenv ('OMIT_PLOTS'), 'true')) % PLOTTING
loglog (tmp(:,1), tmp(:,2:5));
% TITLE
end % PLOTTING